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>>> this is "world news." tonight, a stunning resignation. the head of the cia, one of the nation's most respected generals, david petraeus, steps down, citing an extramarital affair. tonight, the shockwaves, the personal and public fall of the man in charge of the nation's secrets. >>> truth and dare. the president speaks at the white house for the first time since his victory, saying it is time to end the gridlock and warning republicans he thinks the voters sent a message about what needs to be done. >>> real money. hol holly day travel prices skyrocket. we show you how to save hundreds of dollars. do you know which day of the week you should be buying those plane tickets? >>> and lincoln. the dream of director steven spielberg. the reluctant of daniel day lewis. tonight, for the first time here, together, telling how they brought a mythic president to life. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. simply put, it was a shock today, when we learned that the general who symbolized the discipline and honor of the american military, the man entrusted with the vital secrets of t
intelligence? of course, he is the head of the cia. should the head -- the director of national intelligence, he has access to the intelligence. they all had access to the intelligence but this is the key, martha, and i want to hear representative king deny it. those talking points were signed off on by petraeus and by clapper. does she not have a right to rely on -- >> congressman king, very quickly on this. >> well, the fact is that when general clapper and general petraeus signed off on those talking points, it had different language in them. when they went over to the administration, we don't know whether it was the white house, national security council, the justice department or defense department that language was changed. that was not the language sent over by the intelligence community. >> they signed off on -- >> gentlemen -- >> now, wait a minute. they signed off on those talking points. >> you made the point. you made the point. >> i had no choice. had no choice at that stage. >> i want to move on to the other issues with david petraeus. he, again, was in -- giving testimony on t
petraeus, the former head of the cia. >> talk of washington, that's for sure. we now know the women at the heart of the investigation that led to petraeus' downfall. she was apparently perceived as a threat. >> the secret affair may have remained threatening if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to his woman jill kelly. officials say she was not romantically involved with pet tray but a family friend. kelly contacted the cia. initially there were concerns that the cia director's e-mail had been hacked. >> the original complaints was harassment that possibly could have gone to e-mail hacking but there was no substantive information that this had anything to do with national security. >> reporter: but those e-mails were linked back to paula broadwell who had access to petraeus in afghanistan as his official biographer. the 40-year-old broadwell lives in charlotte, north carolina with her husband and two kids. she's an avid runner and said they bonded during the trips to afghanistan. >> it was an opportunity to interview him on a run. i thought i'd test him but he was going
this morning over how the cia handled the attack in ben gas save. >> it's the first time top lawmakers had a chance to question petraeus since he was caught up in that sex scandal. abc's preeti arla has a preview from washington. >> reporter: david petraeus heads to capitol hill today to face lawmakers. he will meet behind closed doors with the house and senate intelligence committee. his testimony comes a week after he stepped down as cia director after admitting to an extramarital affair. >> director petraeus went to tripoli. he interviewed many of the people, as i understand it, that were involved. and so, the opportunity to get his views, i think are very -- is very important. >> reporter: the september 11th attack in benghazi, libya, left four people dead. yesterday, lawmakers heard from the acting cia director behind closed doors and watched the real-time video of the attacks. >> number one, were mistakes made? gosh, we know mistakes were made. and we have to learn from it. >> reporter: there's been many questions about the attack. the obama administration initially blamed it on prot
to survive. >> now we know the name of the other woman who blew the lid of the affair of the cia director. >> it's around this time and then two hours that follow that you always think about getting a taco bell. >> the manager of the graveyard shift was shot last night. . >> tonight we are hearing the manager tried to get two men off the parking lot before they shot him. people who work nearby believe it was a random act but plus are not saying what led to the shooting. >> the emotions of komging to see where your friend chs shot. the the victim's best friend was was not ready to put those feelings into wortds. howard county police say the late night manager was outside just before 1:00 sunday morning. there were two men in the parking lot who came up to him and for some reason started shoot sglg here the guy is doing his job, it's what he's supposed to do. >> the police aren't naming the victim but he was able to o make it back boo the restaurant and two employees called nine one one. the late night drive through, became a crime scene. >> people from other areas come in to columbia
that brought down the head of the cia. a high-profile mistress, her alleged harassing e-mails and the investigation that unraveled it all. >>> michael unmasked. a superstar who gave us "thriller." ♪ thriller >> obsessed with pills, shopping and his lost childhood. the explosive new book blowing the lid off the secret life of michael jackson and the question that haunts his fans. >> did michael jackson ever molest a child? >> and kirstie tells all. fresh off her furnish on "dancing with the stars" her battles with weight and falling for patrick swayze and the love of her life, john travolta. cia. >>> good evening, i'm terry m e mor moran. tonight we have stunning new twists in the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus, head of the cia. his resignation shocked the nation. a four-star general in charge of our nation's secrets admitting an extramarital affair with the woman who penned his biography. a simple e-mail cybertrail, his undoing. martha raddatz has the latest. >> reporter: when general david petraeus granted paula broadwell exclusive and extraordinary acc
now, good morning maryland. >>> disgraced and out of office the leader of the cia general david petraeus forced to row sign after news of a extra marital affair that comes to light. congressional leaders wants answers. >> fast-food hot spots are weekend crime scenes. >> also ahead, it's veterans day across the country and we have a live report on how the city of baltimore is honoring the men and women who have sookry -- sacrificed so much. we have details on this monday morning. thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. weekend was perfect weather wise great for the game and getting out with the family and hope awed chance to enjoy it. we have to keep it going. >> it's monday and many of you have the day off let's go over to lynette charles to find out what today is going to belike. >> not looking too bad. we will feel good with the temperatures above average. we have wed weather work its way in here. veterans day looks to be like another dry day on tap and we can see on maryland's most powerful radar we have all five sweex scanning the skies and not a
to you. >>> a week after resigning as cia director because of an alleged extra marital affair david petraeus will testify about the response to the deadly benghazi attacks. renee marsh is live in d.c. to tell us about what could be coming from today's hearings. >> reporter: well, petraeus will testify before both the house and senate intelligence committee and these will be closed-door hearings. now, although the mission of the hearing is to focus on attack in benghazi libya it's possible that someone could bring up that elephant in the room, namely whether petraeus is a fair --affair may have compromised national security but for his part he said he never passedclassified information to the woman he was having an affair w an official with knowledge of the case tells cnn today that the former cia chief is expected to tell lawmakers he suspectedalmost immediately that the attack was the work of an al-qaeda affiliate but the official says there was other intelligence about 20 reports suggested an antiislamic movie may have been to blame for the attack. for those reports as far as they
" -- david petraeus in his own word. the former cia director is on capitol hill today. >> one subject he will definitely be talking about is the deadly attack against americans in libya. it's friday, november 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> well in just a few hours from now petraeus will testify behind closed doors to lawmakers and whether he will have anything to say about of course that ongoing sex scandal remans to be seen. lawmakers saying they want to focus strictly on benghazi, not the scandal. we will see how it plays out. good friday morning, everybody, i'm rob nelson. >> oh, i love the sound of that. >> friday it is. >> and your name. >> made it through another week. >> lawmakers in the house and senate hatch lots of questions for him no doubt about that. as he said, he is rob, i think i paula. >> a very serious situation in the middle east. israeli forces and palestinian militants trading fire with deadly effect. the powder keg is burning once again. never a stable situation there. now people worried about the, the potential of an all-out war. s
involved in the former cia director's soap opera. and she is not his wife or his lover. it's monday, november 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good monday morning, everybody. happy veterans day. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll get the latest on the dramatic downfall of general david petraeus and a messy, messy e-mail chain in just a moment. >> the story is getting a little juicy. let's say that. >> my goodness. also ahead as we salute america's veterans, the army vet pushing himself to the limb tight pay tributen his own special way mile after grueling mile. >> inspiring story there. stay tuned for that. >>> two weeks now after super storm sandy, the people on battered staten island get a helping hand from some volunteer whose say the official response is, well, too little too late. >> i would have to agree with that. having just gotten power last night. >> almost two weeks to the day. >> yes. >> without power? >> absolutely. >> tempers are running high, with the power authority. residents are mad at the power company and
master. the cia confirmation, behind him his wife and the other woman. martha raddatz standing by with the newest fallout. >>> high price. american families losing their homes because of a missed utility bill? how far is too far for bill collectors? >> you're taking homes from people for small unpaid water bills. >> a "world news" investigation. >>> and saluting our heroes tonight. the little boy in his own words, for his father in afghanistan. >> i'm so proud of him. he is my hero right next to jesus. >> moments later, his hero arrives. >>> and good evening. we do begin here with that terrifying and deadly explosion that shattered a suburban indianapolis neighborhood in the middle of the night. the blast could be felt for miles. firefighters rushing to the scene. you can see here, one of the homes on fire. and then soon afterward, several of them up in flames. witnesses say you could hear the screams, families huddled outside, some hugging their pets and then images today. the charred neighborhood. in a moment here, a tour of the scene, but first tonight, abc's john schriffen
the secrets the former cia director knew. >>> and lasting into the november, will we see any warmup through the week sxend into this week. >>> hard for older people to realize that they're having to give up their thing. >>> and we're work for you tonight. help their parnlts downsize and make a few bucks. abc 2 news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> brand new at 11:00 tonight we're hearing new information about the terrorist attack in libya from the man who got a firsthand account today. abc 2 news christian schaffer caught up with the congressman tonight after a very busy day on capitol hill and anything new on this. >> we did hear some new information. we see him in campaign commercials eating crabs and going to games but in washington congressman is the highest ranking democrat on the house intelligence committee trying to get to the bottom of what led to the deaths of four americans in libya. >> david petraeus, the former head of the cia told the house and intelligence committees what he knew. libya congressman dutch sits on the house committee which oversee the cia along with the nsa and f
investigation. it is not clear what they were investigating. former patreus resigned abruptly from the cia he said the affair showed poor judgment. the retired four star general spoke about his wife holly in 2011. >> thanks to my wife, not only for 37 years of great marriage and support, i've mentioned my retirement ceremony she was described as being bright attractive, hard working and a pit bull and great to have her in my corner. >> before taking over the cia petraeus lead u.s. campaigns in iraq and afghanistan. >>> wall street had one of its worst weeks. both sides are bickering over taxes and spending cuts, which sent the market down more than 2% raising taxes on the wealthiest americans was the center piece of the president's re-election marriage he wants to end tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year but republicans want cuts for everyone. if the two sides cannot agree more than $650 billion in automatic cuttax increases will go into effect. the president called both sides of the white house next week to figure this all out. >>> just in time for ski season, maryland's only
scandal rocking washington dc. >> petraeus may no long longer be the head of the cia. another high powered position maybe involved in the drama. >>> you remember her? last time you saw this 4 year old, she was in tears over barack obama and mitt romney, find out what is behind her change of heart. >>> certain type of pepsi could help your body block fat. we will explain. >>> everything is up to speed on 95, o'donnell, coming up, i will let you know what traffic looks like on the beltway and 83. a live look in mount vernon, repairs are underway to fix a massive water main break. details coming up on good morning maryland. new twist in the cia sex scandal. this morning, the pentagon announced its investigating the top american commander in afghanistan. it's looking in to alleged inappropriate communications between general john allen and jill kelly. if that name sounds familiar it should. she is the tampa woman who told the fbi she received anonymous harassing emails, the emails came from paula broadwell. petraeus resigned as director on friday. the pentagon found tens of thousands o
. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anything that takes your eye off the ball is a distraction. and it will have some affect. >> reporter: officials say
>>> good morning, america. brand-new developments in the cia sex scandal. we meet the family friend who blew the whistle on the affair who brought down general david met tray use. she got e-mail so threaten sheg went to the 00 fbi. new details of the high-profile mistress at the center of the case. >>> caught on tape. the deadly blast rips through home, people scrambling to escape. investigators racing to figure out what caused the explosion before it happens again. >>> water world. unbelievable new pictures of the entire city of venice under water. tourists and residents battling high seas almost waist high. the most famous landmark impacted right now. >> crews are in it! >> road rage, a massive fight breaks out at the races after a battle on the track. watch this, nascar legend jeff gordon deliberately rams right into a k3e9er. the drivers running after each other, breaking into a fist fight. >>> and good morning on this veterans day. robin is recover, of course, her father, one of the many veterans who served this country for so long. welcome back. >> thank you very much. >>> lat
they were representatives from al-qaeda and other groups. >> former cia director david petraeus will testify today. >>> we are learning moth about the economic -- more about the economic impact of the baltimore grand prix. nearly 30,000 fewer people attended this year that translated to lower spending. 24.9 million in direct spending came from the grand prix crowd this year. that is close to 3 million dollars less than the year before. >>> a health warning from the baltimore county school district. a 5th grade teacher might have whooping cough. this teacher works at harford hills elementary school which is in carney and turns out they went to the hospital on monday. a letter he was sent home to parents telling them to keep an eye out for symptoms. the diagnosis is not confirmed however, there are no other cases being reported and they just want be precautious. >>> it's getting colder and that means time to think about winter and winter weather. look at this. now many of us are hoping for a mild winter like last year's. but some are forecasting lynette charles that old man winter will bring
. not just one, but two powerful men are enangtangled in all thi. the fbi and cia are expected to brief lawmakers on exactly what they know about the petraeus scandal today. as the search for answers continues, for the first time since news broke of her affair with general david petraeus, we see the woman at the center of it all, paula broadwell, eating and drinking behind the closed doors of her brother's home in washington, d.c. this, as the scandal appears to widen and the spotlight shines on the top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. >> the president thinks very highly of general allen and the service to his country. as well as the job he's done in afghanistan. >> reporter: a show of support at the white house. even as allen's nomination to be nato's commander. they are calling 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. kelly is the woman who sparked the investigation into petraeus and broadwell. general allen said he did nothing wrong. >> i believe john allen until somebody proves otherwise. i believe he did nothing appropriate. >> reporter: while those involved in this case has been qui
this back to you. >>> a former cia director david petraeus will head back to washington. >> yeah what is expected to tell lawmakers about when he returns to capitol hill tomorrow. >> plus, the maker of twinkies and wonder bread may be forced to lay off some of the workers, why hostess is threatening to close down its business. >> well, everything is up to speed here on 95 just south of 195. i'll relate you know what -- let you know what traffic looks like here coming up on "good morning maryland." >>> and welcome back to "good morning maryland." the attack killed four americans and today lawmakers will begin grilling a number of people who hold the answers to what the white house knew about that benghazi attack back on september 11th and when they knew it. now the problem is, you and i are not going to hear any of this. for the next two days they're going to be holding a series of hearings behind closed doors and among the people being called to testify, former cia director david petraeus. he'll address the senate house intelligence committee tomorrow. no one was sure if petraeus woul
. >> there was no relationship then as far as an affair. the affair started after he had been in the ceo -- cia, after he retired from the army. >> reporter: another area of concern, if petraeus shareholder cftdz information with -- the confidential information with broadwell. >> the cia annex had actually take an couple of libyan militia members prisoners. they think the attack was an effort to get the prisoners back. >> reporter: investigators found classified material on broadwell's computer. >> tonight the baltimore county man behind one of the most beloved children's charges -- characters is taking a leave. he is accused of having a relationship with a 16-year-old boy. the accuser is now 23-year-olds old. clash admitted to having a relationship with the accuser but it didn't turn sexual until they were consenting adults. clash was disciplined. >> live strong is now without lance armstrong, one ofs it founders. the disgraced champion stepped down. live strong's president, doug you willman is raised in howard county. he said armstrong did it to spare the organization. armstrong helped create the organization
. >> the former head of the cia will be on capitol hill today but general david petraeus won't talk about his affair. we will tell you why lawmakers want to hear from him. >> time to fine out which team is tops this is the boys in purple head up to the black and yellow attack in pittsburgh. that's coming up on sunday. but today is friday, november 16th. and good morning i am charley crowson. >> happy birthday. >> that's it. that's it. >> yes. 4:30 that's one time and that's it. >> now everybody has to do it. come to me. >> go ahead. >> happy birthday charley. >> thank you. >> you are welcome. >> maryland's most powerful radar is picking up on showers and mainly in southern maryland. light showers in tow and we can see it around calvert county and other than that, things are nice and dry this morning as you step out the door. don't forget the big coat. once again we are dealing with temperatures that are on the cold side. 37 degrees in clarksville and frederick at 35 degrees more of the same in bel air. wind are calm right now and we will be seeing some sunshine as we go throughout the day. so
? >>> but first, that friday afternoon bombshell. david petraeus resigns at the cia after officials uncover his extramarital affair. . >> yes it came to light after a woman in tampa tied to military got a peculiar, harassing e-mail. she was so concerned, she contacted the fbi who according to our sources traced it back to paula broadwell. as the fbi continued to investigate, they discovered e-mails pointing to a romantic u sexual relationship between the two. early concerns about the e-mails being hacked. but the evidence never turned up to be compromise to intelligence. >> what more do they have to investigate now and why wasn't the white house told until this week? >> the fbi investigation is largely done and the early evidence there will not be criminal charges. this deinvolved into a personal matter. petraeus had been confronted in the last couple of weeks, as for the timing of disclosure, one official siaid that's how it turned out. >>> all right, pierre. let's turn to saxby chambliss and patty murray. thank you for joining us. senator chambliss, when did you first find out about this inve
reverberating through washington. more details about the shocking scandal that cost the head of the cia his job. david kerley has new information about david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. >> reporter: we're learning stunning details about this scandal. about a frighten e-mail that brought down david petraeus. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. broadwell had access to petraeus. when he was running the war in afghanistan. >> they trusted me. i was able to get great access. i got to know his family and his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago. several sources tell abc news that it was an e-mail that unravelled the affair. a couple of months ago, a woman apparently in the tampa area, with a association with david petraeus, received a strange and harassing e-mail she not mied the fbi, which launched the investigation. the e-mail was traced back to the computer of paula broadwell. but what agents found instead of a compromised account, were salacious e-mails between petraeus and broadwell. >> there had been rumors of an
here in the united states, we have news about the scandal that toppled the cia director, former general david petraeus. abc's brian ross look eed into this question. did the two women involved in the scandal try to make a profit off their ties to the officers? here's the brian ross investigation. >> reporter: in addition to the book and the sex, paula broadwell's relationship with general david petraeus provided another benefit. a celebrity status in military circles that led to a role as an expert commentator and firing range demonstrator in an infomercial for a company trying to gain military contracts for this strange looking machine gun. >> on the individual fighter reducing weight is critical. >> reporter: on the tape, shot last december in the midst of her affair with the four-star general, broadwell is identified as the author of the petraeus biography. officials at the company, located in virginia beach, said broadwell has no official affiliation with them, but would not answer abc news questions about why they chose to use her as a spokesperson. but watchdog groups say the use
you're director of the cia with all the challenges that face youen that position that personal integrity comes first and foremost. >>> yeah, secretary of defense, leon panetta and the president agreed, general john allen was up for a promotion. going to become the united states european command and supreme allied commander. that nomination is going to be delayed again. general john allen denies any wrongdoing with jill kelly, the e-mails, 20,000 to 30,000 dating back to 2010. >> again, the tipping point may have been when petraeus according to all accounts, really crafted relationships with the media, was well aware of his image. high profile, very powerful man, and yet, when you came done to writing his official biography, he asked a woman to do it who had never writ in a book before. perhaps looking as this thing moves on, a telltale moment into what was really going on here. says a lot. >> everyone around him they were concerned with the types of access that she was getting. apparently more than we thought it was. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton arrived at her latest
.com. >>> good morning, america. breaking, new details on the fast-moving cia sex scandal. new pictures of the mistress at the center of the storm. paula broadwell, still silent, as the secretary of defense, defends the top american general caught in the scandal, overnight. >>> breaking overnight, a plane with three pilots onboard crash into a house and burst into flames. a narrow escape for the woman inside. now, new clues about what caused the crash. >>> lottery scam. the elaborate sting to capture two brothers who scammed a father of two out of a winning ticket. the two brothers are under arrest. the father on top of the world. how lottery officials pulled it off. >>> now, look who has gone "gangnam." the psy surprise, appearing with madonna in front of 25,000 fans. music's biggest superstar, turning up the heat with the hottest star on the planet last night. ♪ >>> happy wednesday. we have a lot of new and exclusive details pouring in on the cia sex scandal. it's caused general petraeus his job at the cia. american's top commander in afghanistan under investigation. we're going to
their local authorities. >>> and the woman at the center of the cia sex scandal has been spotted with her husband for the first time since that news broke. paula broadwell and dr. scott broadwell were seen outside her brother's home in washington, d.c. that was last night. her affair with david petraeus forced him to resign as head of the cia. >>> and finally, one of the stars in the aftermath of superstorm sandy has been new jersey's governor chris christie. it seems he's been everywhere including "saturday night live" where they talked about that fleece. >> i'd also like to give a special thanks to my wife pat who is here tonight who put up with a husband who smells like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> oh, yeah, it's basically fused to my skin a lot. >> but i have seen you wearing suits. >> oh, yeah, but i wear them over this fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. >> you know, he actually has a pretty good sense of humor. i ran into him in the green room. i said, did anyone ever tell you look like the governor of new jersey, and he
the road. >>> well, david petraeus, he resigned a week ago as cia director citing an afair. today he was behind closed doors answering questions. >> as karen travers reports, they're demanding answers on the attack in benghazi. >> reporter: he spoke before two congressional committees without being seen. they are demanding answers on what happened the night the consulate was attacked in beaningsky libya and what went wrong. he went to provide those answers. five days after the attack. u.s. ambassador susan rice said the attack was prompted by an antimuslim video that sparked an uprising in egypt. >> it seemed to be hijacked by individual clusters of extremists. >> reporter: the administration said that was based on intelligence that turned out to be wrong. >> as information came in information was put out. the information may not have always been right the first time. >> reporter: republican congressman peter king said he was satisfied with the ultimate conclusion petraeus reached. >> clearly believe this did in the arise out of a demonstration and was clear terrorist involvement. >>
for parents and children. >> why girls who mature earlier may be at risk for health conditions. >> former cia director david petraeus heads to capitol hill to talk about what happened in libya. >> it's beautiful here. we'll talk a lot more about it. >>> in tonight's health alerkts it's -- alert, it's something every girl has to deal with. girls who enter puberty early could have health risks early on. those who start before age 12 are 23% more likely to suffer from heart disease than adults and 30% more likely to die from heart attack or stroke. the study has been going on since 194 with researchers tracking a large number of women,er that children and grandchildren. >> we've been telling you about the danger from small magnets. a survey shows more than 200 children and teens still swallowed them over the past year. half of the cases, the kids were six years old or younger. in 80% some form of surgery was need. the first thing parents can do is to move magnets on the fridge ot of reach of kids. >> either borrow a toddler and follow them or get on your hands and knees yourself and go through t
. the top commander of afghanistan has been caught up in the scandal surrounding former cia chief, david petraeus. the pentagon is investigating general john allen for sending inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. >> kelly, she's the florida woman who triggered the investigation, which led petraeus to step down. >> we want to get more insight on this quickly-developing story from lama hasan. she is live in our london bureau this morning. lama, can you break down for us, exactly, how big is an investigation is this? >> reporter: well, good morning to you, rob. there are reportedly between 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails and other documents from general allen's communications with jill kelly, between 2010 and 2012. and they're underreview. defense department officials will not say whether they are involved in sexual matters or whether they are thought to include unauthorized disclosures. it's not known whether david petraeus is mentioned in these e-mails. rob? >> lama, this is paula. david petraeus resigned. but general allen so far has denied wrongdoing. he is staying on the job for now.
with congressional leaders from both parties. that meeting is set for friday. >>> today the fbi and the cia are expected to tell lawmakers what they know about the scandal that brought down cia chief david petraeus and shined light on one of the top military commanders. officials uncovered thousands of what's being called now potentially inappropriate e- mails between general john allen and socialite jill kelley. she's now talking to the media -- she's not talking to the media. instead, kelley has been calling police, complaining about reporters and others who have been piling up outside her home. she's now requesting diplomatic protection. >> we walked into the gate as soon as we pulled up. and he won't leave. by any chance -- i'm an honoree council general so i have inviability. so they should not be able to cross my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well. >> she is requesting diplomatic protection because kelley volunteered with the military but she was never a paid employee. >>> check out these dramatic pictures, a small plane crashing into a h
, he talked about the scandal that took down the head of the cia, the looming fiscal crisis that could raise taxes for everyone on january 1st and then, he came out swinging in defense of one member of his team and abc's jonathan karl was right there in that room asking questions. jon? >> reporter: diane, this was a confident president today, eager to lay out his agenda for the coming months, but first, he had to face questions on that scandal that has taken his national security team. in his first comments on the sex scandal that brought down his cia director the president said petraeus failed to meet his own standards, but he also praised him. >> we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. and my main hope right now is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: he also addressed the central question -- did the scandal put national security at risk? >> i have no evidence at this point, from what i've seen, that classified information was disclosed that, in any way would have had a nag impact on your nat
news. >> sherree, stay on top of that for us this morning. >>> in other news now, the fbi and the cia are expected to brief lawmakers on exactly what they know about the petraeus sex scandal. the scandal has widen the spotlight now and shines on a top u.s. military commander in afghanistan, general john allen. officials uncovered thousands of what they're calling potentially inappropriate e- mails between general allen and tampa socialite jill kelley. kelley is the woman who sparked the investigation into petraeus and paula broadwell. she called 911 yesterday to complain about reporters who had gathered outside her home. >> i'm an honoree council general, so i have involability. so they should not be able to cross my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well. but now they cross my property [ [ indiscernable ] >> kelley has done volunteer work with the military, but she is not a paid employee. >>> the deadline to pull u.s. troops out of afghanistan is set to end in 2014, but not every troop will be coming home. defense secretary leon panetta says
hearing from the woman who touched off the scandal that brought down cia chief petraeus as a top military commander now under investigation. officials have read thousands of what they're calling potentially inappropriate e- mails between general john allen and socialite jill kelley. she has been speaking to the media. instead, kelley's been calling police to complain about reporters and others piled up outside her home. she's requesting now diplomatic protection. >> we walked in the gate and they walked over as soon as we pulled up and he won't leave. by any chance -- i'm an honoree council general and so i have involability. so they should not be able to cross my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well. >> kelley had volunteered with the military, but she's not an employee and the fbi and the cia are expected to brief lawmakers on exactly what they know about the petraeus scandal. that's going to happen later today. >>> the growing scandal is sure to be one of the big topics discussed with president barack obama's meeting with reporters today. it'
a cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he admitted he did. >> reporter: at the center of this web, jill kelley, the tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador, living near the centcom headquarters where petraeus and allen were once based. officials say it was early this summer that kelley received anonymous e-mails, accusing her of flaunting her friendly relationships with top military brass. the fbi traced those e-mails back to paula broadwell's computer, where they discovered the evidence of broadwell's affair with david petraeus. but it doesn't stop there. abc news has l
on a closed door on capitol hill. and the star witness inside, the embattled former cia director, david petraeus. he spoke briefly of the affair that ended his career, but the main topic, that attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. and abc's jonathan karl has the drama today. >> reporter: this afternoon, the first glimpse of david petraeus since he resigned as cia director. earlier, behind closed doors, petraeus began by expressing regret for the affair that ended his career. other than that ten-second apology, the hearings focused entirely on the attack on the u.s. kons late in benghazi, inla. petraeus told the intelligence committee that he knew from the beginning that the attack was the work of terrorists, not protesters. >> he thought all along, he made it clear, that there was significant terrorist involvement. >> reporter: but that's not what the white house was saying, including u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, who went on television days after the attack, tying it to protests in egypt against an anti-muslim video. but petraeus also told lawmakers that by the time decl
general needed to resign as director of cia after petraeus' afrar with his biographer, broadwell, became public. >> i come from a tradition that believes in original sin. none of us is perfect. >> behavior is personally unacceptable. >> reporter: his fall from grace has raised questions about how our leading generals live. four-star generals are surrounded by staff, security te teams, which all disappear when they take off the uniform. >> you see the medals he has. you see the stars. one day, he takes all of that off. it is a major adjustment. i think we need to look at this transitioning of people. >> reporter: feinstein went on to add that is no excuse for petraeus' behavior. the senator also wants to know who authored those talking points on the benghazi, libya, attack, which susan rice used. she said she would like to know why the cia information, that terrorists were involved in that attack, were cut out of the talking points. david? >> abc's david kerley in washington tonight. david, thank you. >>> and, this evening, nearly two weeks after mitt romney lost the election to president
the fort mc henry, 8 minutes from the beltway to the toll plaza. >>> cia sex scandal grew larger on a flight to australia, leonpy net taannounced investigation in to the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, john allen is accuse of inappropriate communications with sociolite jill kelly. he name came to light during the weekend, she told the fbi i abuse a harassing email sent by broadwell and set off a chain of events. >> fbi, they call ate preliminary -- it a preliminary investigation. that really caused them to take it all the way through to see what they had. >> pentagon found tens of thousands of emails and documents exchanged between allen and kelly. the nomination is on hold. >>> man suspected in rape cases all along the east coast is expected to plead guilty to an attack. the hearing is set this morning and happening in prince william county in virginia. thomas is charged with abducting three teenage trick or treaters back in 2009 and raping two of them. he is believed to be responsible for attacks on 17 women, since 1977. >>> opening statementses are expected today in the tri
this week but that was derailed when he resigned as director of the cia after admitting to an affair and for the first time since the scandal broke, the president weighed in. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed. that in any way would have had annoying tiff impact on your national -- a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: the president hopes in the end the paula broadwell affair will be a simple blimp on the radar so petraeus' otherwise stellar career. linda so, abc2 news. >>> right now, mitt romney has one theory as to why president obama won re-election. he says the president offered what he called quote gifts to minorities and young voters. mitt romney was making those comments while on the phone with top donors. he says that obama's campaign focused on things like free contraception and that was to woo young women. and also a amnesty of children of illegal immigrants to push hispanics to the polls as well. >>> the doping scandal surrounding lance armstrong is causing another big change. the lance armst
what and when about david petraeus sudden departure from the cia. >> they are trying to determine what happens next and linda so is here with all new developments. what have you learned. >> reporter: we learned eric kantor knew about the affair in -- kantor knew about the affair and he talked to the fbi about the affair in late october. the affair may have remained secret if it were not for the threatening e-meals his lover -- e-mails his lover sent to another woman a wipe wife of a tampa surgeo and support of the military contacked the fbireceiving the threatening e- mails which was traced back to paula broadwell who petraeus was allegedly having a affair with. she is a married mother of two and wrote a biography of petraeus and says she shirred over the mental and physical discipline after her trip to afghan tan to interview him. >> an opportunity to interview him on the run and i thought i would test him but whoa at the time me. >> reporter: -- he would test me. >> reporter: petraeus was supposed to attack on the attack in libya but the interim director will speak in its place. >>>
on what the officers believed to have done. >>> cia sex scandal gets deeper. allegations of a high ranking general with questionable emails, we will tell you who is involved. >>> water main break brings traffic to a halt. a crew on the scene and lone has new information on -- loren has new information on ways to get around the mess. >>> good morning, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us. yesterday was gorgeous, if you looked out the window today, not the same. it's going to be a slap the face. >> it's colder, also rainy out there this morning as well. as you head out the door, take the coats don't forget the rain gear. look on mailed's most power -- maryland's most powerful radar. shippensburg, chambersburg, alongics 76, dealing with that. this is sliding towards the north and east, biglerville, mount holly. east berlin in on the action. this is the trend through the rest of today. we can see what is going on, the rest of this morning rather. we can see along i-70, coming down with the the rain showers. through temperatures, we have a chilly rain out there.
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- mail she considered to be a threat to her and the cia director. >> the initial complaint was harassment that possibly could have gone to e-mail hacking but there was no substive information that this had anything to do with national security. >> that e-mail was traced back to petraeus the biographer paulabroadel with a and details that talked about their affair. he says it didn't happen until after he retired august 2011 days before he he became the c a director. >>> there are no words of. >>>the tude strong enough for our veterans. their sacrifices are so efence. >> -- emense. >> this morning sherrie johnson will tell you how to observe veteran's day. >> reporter: we are here live at mount vernon square in downtown baltimore. people will gather here in a few hours for the third annual veterans day parade. you know they will come out waving their flags all in support of the veterans. today is not just the day off for many folks but a day to remember those who have served our country so bravely and who are currently serving this country. today we slot them and baltimore -- salute them an
and forced david petraeus to resign has director of the cia after admitting to an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed, that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: another respective four star general got a vote of confidence from the secretary of defense. general john allen is' queuesed of exchanging emails with jill kelley, who sparked the petraeus investigation. >> he has our confidence. >> reporter: kelley is under investigation for invoking her special access at mcdill where she was allowed to walk around without a military escort. she is accused of storing cdzal material -- confidential material at her home. >> no comment. >> reporter: the president said this afternoon that he hopes the paula broadwell affair will otherwise end up being a blip on petraeus' career. >>> we found video of a drunk driver high on drugs. he's an er doctor, driving to work dressed in scrubs apparently dressed for surgery. the car barrels out of the parking lot an
. an unbelievable story. we will be back in ó . >>> a former cia director will testify in front of congress. there were concerns that his resignation would keep them from the embassy in libya. you will not get to hear what he closed-door session. >>> there are new consequences tonight for the women involved in the affair that led to david for trace resignation. today, jill kelly lost all ovi privileges. and f;çuñthe ñnparmy 'hf'suspe broadwell security clearance. we first found >plz fa?he will cooperate with this investigation. sesame street yet. the show's producer say that baltimore native kevin clash, the voice behind elmo, will not returned to work afnp-right awa he owas accused of this week o having a sexual relationship with oa miner. but right away his accuser recanted ]ufeifthe allegations. for a quote for additional time to put this tdu/behind him. behind us. more than qc+÷half xabst4.ñof u a good number of people are probably using their credit present. you do have to be careful with credit. but there are ways to use it wisely. experts say you should look for ñ work fo
. >> the former cia direct ear breaking his silence saying he never gave away classified information to his mistress. the government officials say they don't expect the scandal toa to affect anyone else. >> reporter: during his visit to thailand the secretary of defense said he doesn't expect other military officers to become caught up in the sex scandal which has entangled john allen. >> i have a lot of confidence in general allen. i don't think anybody should cup to conclusions. >> reporter: he wouldn't talk about the e-mails between allen and jill kelley who sought out the fbi after getting a series of threatening message that made her think somebody was stalk her and her friend. kelley reached out to fred humphries whose lawyer said he launched the investigation and went to congress when he thought there was a cover up. >> if we hadn't had an individual that apparently believed in right and wrong with no gray we may never have gotten to where we are in this case. >> reporter: the threatening e- mails send to kelley allegedly came from paula broadwel, l who is dodging the media. her s
on capitol hill. david petraeus in the hot seat for the first time since the cia sex scandal, facing questions about the attacks on americans in libya. this, as the photo of that fbi agent connected to the so-called whistleblower in the case is revealed. >>> an astonishing rescue after that three-car crash caught on tape. neighbors race to help the victims. then this, a grandfather of 14, battling broken glass and twisted metal, to safe a baby at the last minute. >>> and are you ready for this? lindsay lohan set to walk into our times square studio this morning for her only live interview. she is playing the world's most famous movie star. but first, she is live on "good morning america." >>> good morning, america. we have breaking news just as we come on the air. sirens welling across southern israel and tel aviv right there. palestinian rock et cetera targeting tel aviv just exploded. we're right on the edge of war in the middle east right now. there's no injuries reported from this latest shell explosion. but this is a serious escalation. >> we have our eye on all of the developme
>>> good morning, america. breaking news on the fast-developing cia sex scandal, now reaching the highest levels of the military. a new top american general implicated overnight. was general john allen having a relationship with the whistleblower in the middle of the case? plus, federal agents descend overnight on paula broadwell's home. >>> two stranded on mt. rainier. sending distress calls from a snow cave. searchers racing to track them down before it's too late. >>> businessman on the run. we know him as the man who developed the software that protects our computers. now, he's wanted in relation to a murder. >>> and meet this young sensation in this explosive holiday music video. but this is the latest contender for worst song ever? she's getting face, whether you like it or not. >>> good morning, everyone. hello to robin. as you all know, he's recovering from her bone marrow transplant. you need a flow chart to keep track of the sex scandal. it's cost david petraeus his job. and now, overnight, the commanding general of american forces in afghanistan, general john allen,
the latest on the developing scandal out of the cia also involving some top military. >>> those living along one baltimore county road say they want something done about windsor mill road and they want it done now on this wednesday, november 14th. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowon. megan is off today, but lynette charles is here with a check of that forecast. you say it was a frost out there. i have to admit, i grabbed my coat. >> i know, you got the big heavy coat this morning. that's the key. those are the key word, big and heavy, warm is another one, not just a regular coat because you are going to be cold if you do so. look at the temperature in jessup. it is freezing right now. and we are going
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